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Charcoal Drawing "Waiting" Pensive Woman Americana WPA Artist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
14x11.5 image size , 22.5x17.5 backing size The New-York born artist William Gropper was a painter and cartoonist who, with caricature style, focused on social concerns, and was ac...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

Women, Dishes, Shtetl Americana Judaica Lithograph WPA Social Realist Artist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Orthodox Jewish Rabbi having a glass of t...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Rabbi, Cup of Tea, Shtetl Americana Judaica Lithograph WPA Social Realist Artist
By William Gropper
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Hand signed in pencil and numbered with Roman numerals 8/24. A very small edition. Old Lower East Side of New York or East European Shtetl. Orthodox Jewish Rabbi having a glass of t...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Biblical Prophet Etching American Modernist WPA Artist
By Ben-Zion Weinman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in 1897, Ben-Zion Weinman celebrated his European Jewish heritage in his visual works as a sculptor, painter, and printmaker. Influenced by Spinoza, Knut Hamsun, and Wladyslaw R...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Prints

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Etching

Judaica Etching Passover Seder Scene WPA Artist
By Philip Reisman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Philip Reisman, a Social Realist painter and printmaker known for his views of New York City street life. Fourteen of Mr. Reisman's etchings of New York life were in the show Works o...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Prints

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Etching

WPA Artist woodblock print "Letter from overseas"
By Albert Abramovitz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Pencil signed original limited edition woodcut woodblock print great depression era. from the 1930s. Abramovitz, Albert 1879-1963 Born in Riga, Latvia, Abramovitz studied art a...
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1930s American Realist Interior Prints

'Consort', Modernist Equestrian Gouache, AIC, WPA artist, Benezit
By Eduard Buk Ulreich
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Buk' for Eduard Buk Ulreich (American, 1889-1966); additionally titled verso 'Consort' and dated 1954 with inscription, 'by the one and only buk, made for Ruth'....
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1950s Art Deco Animal Paintings

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Tempera, Gouache, Illustration Board

RARE WPA ARTIST ISAAC FRIEDLANDER Judaica Drawing 1946
By Isaac Friedlander
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Artist: Friedlander, Isaac American (1890-1968) Isac Friedlander Latvian-born American Printmaker, 1890-1968 was born in Mitau, Latvia. He studied art at the Academy of Rome....
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20th Century American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Pencil

Clown, Modernist Oil Painting on Board WPA Artist
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This portrait of a clown by Maurice Kish is part from a series of carnival figures, circus clowns and carousel horses and riders that he did in the 30s and 40s. The artist uses a vib...
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Early 20th Century Modern Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Board

Seated Man Portrait, Large Modernist Oil Painting WPA Artist
By Nahum Tschacbasov
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Nahum Tschacbasov was born in Baku, in the southeast of Russia. When he was eight years old, he came to America, where his family settled in Chicago. His career, spanning more than ...
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1940s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Social Realist Lithograph Moses Soyer WPA Artist Hudled Refugees
By Moses Soyer
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Moses Soyer (December 25, 1899 – September 3, 1974) was an American social realist painter. Soyer was born in Borisoglebsk, Russian Empire, in 1899. His father was a Hebrew scholar...
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Mid-20th Century American Realist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

"Dockside with Seagull," Important Painting by WPA Artist Stull
By John Deforest Stull
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Brilliantly painted in rich hues of cerulean, purple, deep pink and burnt siena, this abstracted view of a dockside scene was painted by John De Forest Stull. The artist shows many ...
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Vintage 1940s American Paintings

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Canvas

Chicago Modernist Line Drawing Reclining Nude WPA Artist. Exhibited Work
By William S. Schwartz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Reclining Nude.Early modernist line drawing, by American artist William S. Schwartz, c. 1940, gouache painting, signed with initials, framed. (size includes frame). Work is reminisce...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Nude Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

1947 Nahum Tschacbasov Aquatint Judaica Etching Prophet Modernist WPA Artist
By Nahum Tschacbasov
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
20x16 with mat , 14.5x11.5 sight size. Hand signed in pencil and notated artists proof. Nahum Tschacbasov was born in Baku, in the southeast of Russia. When he was eight years old, ...
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1940s Modern Portrait Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Large Modernist Silkscreen Screenprint 'Under Riverside Drive' NYC WPA Artist
By Anthony Velonis
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
screenprint printed in color ink on wove Arches paper Anthony Velonis (1911 – 1997) was an American painter and designer born in New York City who helped introduce the public to silk...
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1980s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Screen

Chicago Modernist Gouache Painting Shabbat Hebrew Calligraphy WPA Artist Judaica
By Alexander Raymond Katz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A Judaica painting with Hebrew Calligraphy by noted Chicago Modernist. Alexander Raymond Katz (his Hungarian first name, Sandor, was anglicized to Alexander) was born in Kassa, Hunga...
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1930s Modern Abstract Paintings

"Family w/ Rocking Horse," Ptg. by WPA Artist De Forest Stull
By John Deforest Stull
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Dated 1945, just before the end of World War II, this important and powerful painting by John De Forest Stull shows an embracing mother and father standing behind their chubby child ...
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Vintage 1940s American Paintings

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Canvas

"Morning Chat," Moody, Atmospheric Painting by Daniel Koerner, WPA Artist
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Clearly showing the influence of German Expressionism and American film noir, this deeply atmospheric, moody painting depicts two male figures in the foreground, deep in conversation...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Paint

Judaica Pastel Drawing "The Violinist" Jewish Klezmer Musician WPA Artist
By Tully Filmus
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Tully Filmus was an American realist painter. Well known for his Judaica Paintings done with warmth and sensitivity, Jewish subject matter was not by any means his only work. He was ...
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20th Century Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Oil Pastel

'Burlingame, San Mateo', Post-Impressionist landscape by California WPA artist
By Galen Russell Wolf
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Painted by Galen Russell Wolf (American, 1889-1974), circa 1955, and stamped, verso, with certification of authenticity. A bright and fresh, California landscape showing an old wood...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Purim Holiday Scene Judaica Aquatint Etching American Modernist WPA Artist
By Ben-Zion Weinman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in 1897, Ben-Zion Weinman celebrated his European Jewish heritage in his visual works as a sculptor, painter, and printmaker. Influenced by Spinoza, Knut Hamsun, and Wladyslaw R...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Prints

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Etching

Modernist Silkscreen Screenprint 'El Station, Interior' NYC Subway, WPA Artist
By Anthony Velonis
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
screenprint printed in color ink on wove paper. New York City subway station interior. Anthony Velonis (1911 – 1997) was an American painter and designer born in New York City who he...
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1980s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Screen

Early Modernist River Landscape with Trees and Mountains WPA artist
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
In artist's hand painted frame. signed and dated. Genre: Modern Subject: Landscape Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States Dimensions w/frame: 17.5X23 12X17 w/o frame Th...
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1930s Fauvist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early Modernist River Landscape with Trees and Mountains WPA artist
By Maurice Kish
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
In artist's hand painted frame. signed and dated. Genre: Modern Subject: Landscape Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States Dimensions w/Frame: 23" x 30.25" The imagery o...
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1930s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Eagle Owl," Art Deco Bas Relief Sculpture by WPA Artist, 1933
By Don Griffith
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Beautifully conceived and carved, this evocative and dignified bas relief sculptural panel of an Eagle Owl, looking downward toward his next prey, perhaps, was carved by Don Griffith...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Wood

Bronze Modernist Sculpture Portrait, Leo Stein by Minna Harkavy WPA Artist
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Minna Rothenberg Harkavy (1895-1987) Estonian-American This is not signed bronze portrait bust Provenance: Estate of the artist by descent Minna Harkavy (1887 – 1987) (birth occasio...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Post Impressionist Oil Painting Seated Girl William Meyerowitz NYC WPA Artist
By William Meyerowitz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Post Impressionist oil painting "Full Length Portrait of a Young Girl Seated" Oil on panel Hand signed lower right Sight 27 x 13 inches framed to 30 1/2 x 16 inches (overall) Will...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Ink Drawing Painting Train Lines Social Realist WPA Artist Gregorio Prestopino
By Gregorio Prestopino
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Gregorio Prestopino (1907–1984) Italian American artist. New York Figurative Expressionism. Ink on paper depicting a lone figure in the foreground walking near trains lines with a tr...
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20th Century Ashcan School Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

"Dark Haired Man," Superb Portrait by WPA Artist on Renaissance Panel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This superb portrait of a handsome young man by WPA artist Dunbar Beck beautifully captures the way light travels across the planes of his subject's face, making use of many subtly v...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

Bronze Modernist Sculpture Portrait, Gertrude Stein by Minna Harkavy WPA Artist
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Minna Rothenberg Harkavy (1895-1987) Estonian-American signed bronze portrait bust, marble, stone base. Minna Harkavy (1887 – 1987) (birth occasionally listed as 1895) was a Jewish ...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

American Modernist "Feast of Pure Reason" Aquatint Mezzotint Etching WPA Artist
By Jack Levine
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Jack Levine, American, 1915–2010 The Feast of Pure Reason, 1970 Etching, mezzotint and aquatint on copper in black ink. 20 w. 25 in., sight overall: 27 x 31.75 in., matted. Depict...
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1970s Expressionist Figurative Prints

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Mezzotint, Etching, Aquatint

1940's Abstract Composition Jazz Lithograph Pencil Signed and Dated WPA Artist
By Konrad Cramer
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Konrad Cramer, 1888-1963 was a painter, photographer, printer, and illustrator. Based in the fertile Woodstock, New York, artistic community along with Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Russell Le...
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1940s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Chicago Jewish Modernist Judaica Painting Simchat Torah WPA Artist Israeli Flags
By Alexander Raymond Katz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This has young ISraeli pioneers dancing with the flag as typical of works of the late British mandate Palestine era early state of Israel. Genre: Modern Subject: Figurative (stained...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Jewish Shtetl Russian Village Judaica Woodblock Print WPA Artist Hand Signed
By Albert Abramovitz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
It is a wood engraving signed in pencil. From a small edition. The Rabbi or Hasidic Rebbe, Tzaddik of the shtetl walking with his followers. Albert Abramovitz (1879-1963), born in ...
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1930s American Impressionist Figurative Prints

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Woodcut

American Modernist Oil Painting Gestural Landscape WPA Artist Group of 10
By Ben-Zion Weinman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in 1897, Ben-Zion Weinman celebrated his European Jewish heritage in his visual works as a sculptor, painter, and printmaker. Influenced by Spinoza, Knut Hamsun, and Wladyslaw R...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Wood Panel, Oil

Polish Born Boston Expressionist Oil Painting WPA Artist Colorful Modern Woman
By Josef Presser
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Portrait of a modernist lady or a harlequin. Emigrating to Boston in 1913 from Lublin, Poland with his Russian-Jewish parents, Presser was admitted in 1921 at age 12 to the Boston M...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

New Years Greeting Vintage Floral 1945 Serigraph Silkscreen Print WPA Artist
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A vase of flowers. greetings for the new year. Plate signed as issued. Hyman Joseph Warsager, born New York City 1909, dies 1974 in the Bronx. He studied at the Hartford Art School,...
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1940s American Modern Still-life Prints

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Lithograph, Screen

"Heavy-Lidded Female Head" Dignified Art Deco Sculpture by WPA Artist
By Jean de Marco
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Clearly influenced by stylized Etruscan and African sculpture, this heavy-lidded female head is a classic example of Art Deco design. The artist was Jean de Marco, who was born in Fr...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Clay

Refugees, World War II, Modernist Judaica Gouache Painting Jewish WPA Artist
By Hananiah Harari
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is signed upper right. it is not dated. Hananiah Harari (1912 – 2000) was an American painter and illustrator. Harari was born Richard (Dick) Falk Goldman, in Rochester, New Yor...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Rare Milk Glass Carved Sculpture Panel Cowboy Indian WPA Artist Americana
By Abraham Harriton
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a carved glass panel. I belive this is milk glass. it is a classic Americana scene of a cowboy or frontier trapper and an Indian or Native American with a feathered headdress...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Sculptures

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Glass

Plaster Sculpture Relief Art Deco Plaque WPA Artist Lovers Embrace, Dancers
By George Aarons
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Size includes wood mounting. George Aarons (born Gregory Podubisky, in St. Petersburg, Russia, 1896 - died in Gloucester, Massachusetts 1980) was a distinguished sculptor who lived a...
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20th Century Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster, Wood

3 Jewish Men Judaica Woodblock Woodcut Engraving Print Chicago 1930s WPA Artist
By Todros Geller
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Todros Geller (1889 – 1949) was a Jewish American artist and teacher best known as a master printmaker and a leading artist among Chicago’s art community.Geller was born in Vinnytsia...
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Early 20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Paper, Woodcut

"Female Nude with Deer," Arresting Art Deco Painting by WPA Artist
By Frederick Massa
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An early and important work of Frederick Massa, who is best known for his murals for the Fort Ticonderoga Post Office and the Pacific Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, this fair...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Paintings

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Gouache

WPA Woman Artist Modernist Abstract Print
By Riva Helfond
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Riva Helfond (1910–2002) was an American artist and printmaker best known for her social realist studies of working people's lives. Riva Helfond was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Prints

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Color, Paper, Ink

Modernist Floral Oil Painting Roses, Flowers in Vase WPA Artist Nicolai Cikovsky
By Nicolai Cikovsky
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
framed: 23 x 19.75 image: 15.5 x 11.5 Nicolai S. (Nicola) Cikovsky (1894 - 1984) was active/lived in New York / Russian Federation. Nicolai Cikovsky is known for Shore landscape,...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

WPA Woman Artist Modernist Abstract Print
By Riva Helfond
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Riva Helfond (1910–2002) was an American artist and printmaker best known for her social realist studies of working people's lives. Riva Helfond was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Prints

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Paper, Ink, Color

Portrait of an Old Man with Cane, Important Chicago Modernist WPA Artist
By William S. Schwartz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Portrait of an Old Man with Cane, by American artist William S. Schwartz, c. 1940, gouache painting, signed l.l, framed. William S. Schwartz (February 23, 1896 – February 10, 1977)...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

Plaster Sculpture Relief Art Deco Plaque WPA Artist Family w Baby Mother, Father
By George Aarons
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Size includes wood mounting. George Aarons (born Gregory Podubisky, in St. Petersburg, Russia, 1896 - died in Gloucester, Massachusetts 1980) was a distinguished sculptor who lived a...
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20th Century Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster, Wood

Ben Shahn Original Hand Signed Litho WPA Artist Rilke Poem Lithograph Portfolio
By Ben Shahn
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
"To Roads in Unknown Regions". It depicts Middle eastern architecture with arches, domes and other architectural features.. From the Rainier Maria Rilke portfolio, For the Sake of a...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Bronze Sculpture Abstract Brutalist Goat or Ram WPA Artist Mounted on Base
By Benedict Michael Tatti
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Benedict Tatti (1917-1993) worked in New York city as a sculptor, painter, educator, and video artist. He studied stone and wood carving under Louis Slobodkin at the Roerich Museum. ...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze

Ben Shahn Original Hand Signed Litho WPA Artist Rilke Poem Lithograph Portfolio
By Ben Shahn
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
"To Days of Childhood That are Still Unexplained". It depicts six female silhouette figures in long dresses or coats against a blue and pastel purple background. From the Rainier Ma...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Eduard Buk Ulreich WPA Artist Proposed Mural, 1940s, Freedom of the Seas
By Eduard Buk Ulreich
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Eduard Buk Ulreich (1899-1966) mix-media on panel, 1940s Design for a Mural. Titled: Freedom of the Seas. Measures: 12.75" H x 35.25" W In excellent condition. The inscription ...
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Mid-20th Century American Paintings

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Paint

American Modernist Oil Painting Nude Male on Beach WPA Artist Group of 10
By Ben-Zion Weinman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Born in 1897, Ben-Zion Weinman celebrated his European Jewish heritage in his visual works as a sculptor, painter, and printmaker. Influenced by Spinoza, Knut Hamsun, and Wladyslaw R...
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Mid-20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Tattoo Parlor Sailor (WPA era woman artist)
By Helen Malta
Located in Hudson, NY
Helen Malta (b.1912). Tattoo Parlor, ca. 1935. Oil on canvas, 20 x 33 inches. Signed lower right. Metropolitan Museum of Art reproduction rights stamp on reverse stretcher dated 10-3...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

WPA Woman Artist Modernist Abstract Watercolor of Houses
By Riva Helfond
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Abstract Medium: Watercolor Surface: Paper Country: United States Dimensions w/Frame: 17 1/2" x 21 3/4" Riva Helfond (1910–2002) was an American artist and pr...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Early Abstract Expressionist Gouache Painting WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Herman Roderick Volz "The Argument" WPA & Modern Expressionist Artist
By Herman Roderick Volz 1
Located in Fulton, CA
A WPA style lithograph titled "The Argument" by Herman Roderick Vols (1904-1990). Pencil signed and numbered 23 of 25. Folio measures 19" H 12.5" W. Image measures 15.25" H 11.25" W....
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Vintage 1940s American Prints

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Paper

Early Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting Monoprint WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting Modern Monoprint WPA Jewish Artist
By Louis Wolchonok
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design...
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20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Paper, Oil

New York Social Realist Etching Cease To Do Evil Learn To Do Well WPA Artist NYC
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
18.5x15.5, 6.25 x 5 mat cut size. edition 1/6 signed and dated. Albert Sway (b.1913) Painter, illustrator, etcher, lithographer, cartoonist and teacher, Albert Sway was born in Cin...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Etching

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Wpa Artists For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, there are several options of wpa artists available for sale. Today, if you’re looking for Art Deco editions of these works and are unable to find the perfect match for your home, our selection also includes Abstract. These items have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. You can search the wpa artists that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of brown, gray, beige and blue. These artworks have been a part of the life’s work for many artists, but the versions made by Maurice Kish, Louis Wolchonok, Jacques (Jakub) Zucker, William Gropper and Riva Helfond are consistently popular. The range of these distinct pieces — often created in paint, oil paint and paper — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much are Wpa Artists?

Wpa artists can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $1,706, while the lowest priced sells for $350 and the highest can go for as much as $19,500.